About CHIN 052 A

A continuation of CHIN 051 designed to help students finish learning basic Chinese grammar and gain more vocabulary for daily communication purposes. Prerequisite: CHIN 051 or equivalent.


Prereqs enforced by the system: CHIN 051 or instructor permission; Open to Degree and CDE students; Fourth Hour Required Online; Synchronous online, students have the option of using the classroom to meet remotely.

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Section Description

CHIN 052 Intermediate Chinese II is the second semester of the 2nd Year College Chinese. In this course, students will: 1) Utilize what have been learned in CHIN 001/002 and CHIN 051 to continue to develop communicative competence in Chinese for common everyday purposes, such as getting information about temperature, price, and the number of years or times for doing something, asking if something is done, talking about health, getting and giving directions, describing the location of a place and the movement of an action, looking for something, asking for a favor, inquiring about the time, location, and major of an action that occurred in the past, etc. 2) Understand basic Chinese grammatical concepts (the comparison sentence structure, the resultative complement, the directional complement, the potential complement, the existential sentence, the notional passive voice, the passive voice with bèi 被, jiào 叫, or rang 让, the bǎ把 sentence, and the interrogative pronouns of general denotation); 3) Learn to link sentences with logically appropriate conjunctions 4) Be aware of some of aspects of Chinese culture imbedded in the texts.

Section Expectation

Meet three times a week in class and do online practice during the week. A typical week includes: 1) Monday (face-to-face): New words and expressions and major grammatical concepts; 2) Wednesday (face-to-face): Rhythmic verse recitation, meaningful and communicative practice; 3) Thursday (online): Online practice and translation homework; 4) Friday (face-to-face): Interactive practice and weekly quiz.


Grades are based on attendance and participation, homework, weekly quizzes, mid-term and final exams.

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